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Padi Assistant Instructor

At Carolina Dive Locker, as an Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the SSI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba instructor!

The Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the Instructor Development Course (IDC) and when followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor course (OWSI) and successful performance at the Instructor Examination (IE), leads to certification as a Carolina Dive Locker Open Water Scuba Instructor.

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The Fun Part

Get mentored while gaining hands-on experience teaching students.

What You Learn

You build upon your abilities to organise and supervise scuba diving activities, while concentrating on developing teaching skills. You learn through:

  • Knowledge development through self-study, quizzes, lectures and presentations
  • Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations
  • Open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations

The Learning Materials You Need

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact Carolina Dive Locker.


You must:

  • Be a Divemaster or qualifying certification from another certification organization
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have 60 logged dives, including night, deep, and navigation dives
  • Have been a certified diver for at least 6 months
  • Have CPR and First Aid Training within the last 24 months
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months
  • Want a fun and exciting career!

Your Next Adventure

Take the full Instructor Development Course with Carolina Dive Locker to become a Open Water Scuba Instructor so you can teach and certify Open Water Divers.

For more information about this or other courses contact one of the Carolina Dive Locker Team members and check out our Course Schedule.

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